Holland America Line’s fleet of 15 ships annually offers more than 500 cruises to 415 ports of call in 98 countries, territories or dependencies. From one-day mini-vacations to once-in-a-lifetime Grand World Voyages of more than 100 days, the line visits all seven continents to call at a variety of exotic, tropical, historical, cultural and adventure-filled destinations.
The line currently has a new ship on order from Fincantieri shipyard for delivery in February 2016. Celebrating its 140th anniversary in 2013, Holland America Line has carried more than 11 million passengers from Europe to the New World and to vacation destinations across the globe since its founding. Today, it carries more than 800,000 cruise passengers a year.
As you Wish® Dining
Flexibility is the hallmark of the As You Wish® dining program, and in the main Dining Room, it’s your choice of a traditional pre-set seating and dining time or a flexible open schedule.
Exquisite Food & Dining Options Onboard
With a wide range of food & dining options, Holland America invite you to dine "As You Wish®." To savour Italian cuisine one night and a perfectly grilled porterhouse steak the next. Onboard a Holland America cruise ship, there are restaurants to suit every mood, along with the flexibility to choose the dining style you prefer.
Spa Suites & Staterooms
Stay in a Spa Suite or stateroom and enjoy exclusive spa amenities throughout your cruise vacation. These suites and staterooms feature modern spa amenities such as yoga mats and an iPod® docking station all while cruising to exotic cruise destinations. Also available are exclusive spa treatments from the Greenhouse Spa & Salon.
Holland America Line is known for the extensive art collections onboard each ship. Now, fine art goes high tech when you sail with them. They invite you to enjoy the self-guided walking tour for each ship which highlights the art onboard an eclectic collection that is valued at tens of millions of dollars. Narrated by well-known radio hosts Paul Lasley and Elizabeth Harryman, the 30- to 40-minute tours include walking directions, interviews with artists, background music and thumbnails of some of the artwork.
Dancing with the Stars: At Sea
On select cruises, guests have the opportunity to participate in complimentary dance classes based on the routines from the ABC smash hit "Dancing with the Stars" and compete in the Dancing with the Stars: At Sea competition. On each of these cruises, a Cruise Champion will be selected, who will then have the chance to compete for the title of Grand Champion when 15 Cruise Champions have been selected.
An Evening at Le Cirque
Holland America Line has entered into an exclusive agreement with the illustrious Le Cirque restaurant to offer “An Evening at Le Cirque” in the Pinnacle Grill. Master Chef Rudi Sodamin worked with Le Cirque’s Executive Chef Craig Hopson to re-create the legendary eatery’s whimsical ambiance and award-winning dining experience onboard.
The Culinary Council
The Holland America Line Culinary Council is an innovative team of top-name chefs from around the world assembled to guide and enhance all aspects of the shipboard culinary experience. The Culinary Council will enrich Holland America Line’s culinary initiatives and present signature recipes to be featured in all dining venues on all 15 cruise ships. In addition to sharing their insights on menus and culinary offerings, the Council will consult on the line’s Culinary Arts Center enrichment program to inspire new and even more creative learning experiences for guests.
Holland America Line is committed to serving sustainable seafood onboard their cruise ships. In partnership with the Marine Conservation Institute, they work to review the seafood served onboard their ships and to remove items that are caught or farmed in ways that do not protect marine life or the environment.
Park West Gallery Partnership
Holland America Line organises live auctions onboard its ships in partnership with Park West Gallery. Founded in 1969, Park West Gallery has brought fine works of art to more than 1.3 million clients worldwide. Every purchase from Park West Gallery comes with a certificate of authenticity, assuring that each is subjected to the highest level of artistic and critical scrutiny.